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  • Keywords
    • backpacking,
    • bushcraft,
    • campfire cooking,
    • camping,
    • cooking,
    • dehydrating food,
    • outdoor skills

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Backcountry Eats
Making Great Dehydrated Meals for Backcountry Adventures
by Kevin Ride

Make your own high-quality backcountry meals. Are you a seasoned backcountry hiker seeking to lighten your pack? Or, are you a canoe tripper looking to bring variety and savings to your meals? Do you have dietary needs that ready-made meals cannot accommodate? Are you a front country car camper or overnight hiker looking to get deeper into the backcountry? Backcountry Eats is a valuable tool on how to take your trips a step further and explore the backcountry on multi-day adventures. In Backcountry Eats, Kevin Ride demystifies food dehydration techniques and outlines everything you need to know to make your own dehydrated meals for backcountry travel. Within these pages you will discover how to: • select a dehydrator, • dehydrate food of various types (fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, grains, pasta) safely. • meal plan and ration plan, • portion and package your meals, • select a stove and fuel, • bake in the backcountry, and • protect your food from wildlife. Backcountry Eats includes a recipe section with over 100 dehydrated recipes featuring simple one pot meals that rehydrate by adding water, but also rounds-out your repertoire with other recipes such as fruit leather, jerky, granola bars, baked items such as bannock, and a variety of hot drinks.

Kevin Ride of the YouTube channel 'Kevin Outdoors' has a large and growing audience including viewers from across Canada and the U.S., in Europe (including the U.K. and Germany), and reaching to Australia and New Zealand. Kevin has a passion for the outdoors and has been backcountry tripping (backpacking and canoe tripping) for over 25 years. Over that time, he has been dehydrating his own food and experimenting with different backcountry recipes and cooking techniques. Backcountry Eats is a compilation of that experience. Kevin lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada with his wife Carrie and their three children Audrey, Erin, and Owen.


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